A legal-aid service involved in stress-related deaths in the workplace will set up a one-day phone-in counseling service in Tokyo, Osaka and 17 other localities in Japan on Saturday to answer inquiries on compensation for work-related deaths and illnesses.

The hotline will be staffed by lawyers who deal with medical and labor law and who specialize in compensation for work-related suicides, deaths and illnesses, the Tokyo-based legal group said.

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